Black Christians : Megachurch pastor ignites debate after suggesting that Christianity doesn’t hinge on Jesus’ birth

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    Megachurch pastor ignites debate after suggesting that Christianity doesn’t hinge on Jesus’ birth

    ... “If somebody can predict their own death and resurrection, I’m not all that concerned about how they got into the world,” Andy Stanley said in a Dec. 4 sermon at North Point Community Church, which draws 36,000 attendees across six locations in suburban Atlanta. “Christianity doesn’t hinge on the truth or even the stories around the birth of Jesus. It hinges on the resurrection of Jesus” ...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...-hinge-on-jesus-birth/?utm_term=.2946e0c72658

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    Megachurch pastor Andy Stanley (Willow Creek D/CH via RNS)


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    World's last wild frankincense forests are under threat

    ERIGAVO, Somalia (AP) -- In a tradition dating to Biblical times, men rise at dawn in the rugged Cal Madow mountains of Somaliland in the Horn of Africa to scale rocky outcrops in search of the prized sap of wild frankincense trees.

    "My father and grandfather were both doing this job," said Hassan, who like all around here is Muslim. "We heard that it was with Jesus" ...

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/worlds-last-wild-frankincense-forests-084122152.html

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    In this Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 photo, sap runs out of a frankincense tree near Mader Moge, Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia. The last wild frankincense forests on Earth are under threat as prices rise with the global appetite for essential oils. Overharvesting has trees dying off faster than they can replenish, putting the ancient resin trade at risk. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin)


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    Weekly Address: Merry Christmas from the President and the First Lady

    In this week’s address, the President and the First Lady wished all Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. They reflected on the honor of serving the American people as President and First Lady over the past eight years and the progress that has been made ...



    https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/201..._content=email663-text1&utm_campaign=holidays



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    Building #BlackXmas: Resisting White Capitalism in the Wake of Donald Trump

    ... This season, more than all others, Black Lives Matter is asking people to wake up, to be conscious of our own economic power, and to protest – not just in the streets – but in the malls. Black Lives Matter is dreaming of and building for a #BlackXmas, where we divest from White corporations and invest in building Black community ...

    https://lasentinel.net/building-bla...e-capitalism-in-the-wake-of-donald-trump.html

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    If you must buy, #BuyBlack.www.scopela.org

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